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Our members actively educate themselves and others in the areas of property taxation and valuation. Many of APTC attorneys get published in the most prestigious publications nationwide, get interviewed as matter experts and participate in panel discussions with other real estate experts. The Article section is a compilation of all their work.

Dec
05

Tax Matters: Due Diligence Steps to Successful Tax Appeals

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Dec
05

Proper Remedy for Excessive Assessments

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Nov
06

Time to Appeal That Tax Bill?

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Nov
05

Haven't Gone 'Green'? It May Mean Property Tax Relief

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Oct
07

How Assessors Can Veer Off Course

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Oct
05

Understand Highest and Best Use Before Filing a Tax Appeal

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Sep
07

Why Assessors Need to Take a Mulligan

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Sep
07

Winning Tax Appeals in a Down Market

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Sep
07

Tax Assessments in Flux in New Market

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Jul
07

Assessment Appeals Skyrocket as Property Values Go Down

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Jul
07

Tax Matters: Court Provides Protection for Some Taxpayers

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Jun
07

Industrial Properties Get Their Due

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May
28

Tax Matters: Generating Future Tax Savings

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Apr
28

Going Green Shouldn't Increase Property Taxes

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Apr
08

Surprise: Falling Real Estate Market Brings Rising Taxes

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Apr
08

Keeping an Eye on Commercial Property Tax Assessments

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Apr
08

Be On Guard over Shift to GIM

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Apr
08

Improper Use of Cap Rates Proves Costly

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Mar
11

Mass Appraisals May Lead to High Taxes

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Feb
22

Tax Matters: Critical Issues for Taxpayers Desiring Tax Reductions

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Feb
08

New Approach Produces Hotel Property Tax Reductions

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Feb
08

Simple Steps To Slicing Your Property Tax Bill

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Feb
08

Taxpayers Beware: New Jersey Sets Revaluation

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Feb
08

When the Cost Approach Proves Unfair

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Feb
08

ICAP Would Trim Developers' Incentives

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Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Use Restrictions Can Actually Lower A Tax Bill

​Savvy commercial owners are employing use restrictions as a means to reduce taxable property values.

Most property managers and owners can easily speak about their property's most productive use, in addition to speculating on a list of potential uses. Not all of them, however, are as keenly aware of their property's...

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Nothing New About The Old ‘Dark Store Theory’

Statutory law continues to require that assessors value only the real estate, not the success or lack thereof, by the owner of the real estate.

Assessors and their minions frequently take the position that an occupied store is more valuable than an unoccupied store, a conclusion commonly referred to as the...

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Benjamin Blair: Creative Deal Structures Can Yield Tax Benefits

​Managing expenses is one of the best ways to ensure the long-term profitability of investment properties, and prudent developers know the importance of carefully monitoring and challenging property tax assessments. But student housing, as a subsector populated largely by tax-exempt educational institutions, presents unique opportunities to minimize taxes for some...

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